American history is filled with atrocities committed by the Ku Klux Klan. It brings a welcome sense of divine justice to discover situations where
Dr. Isaac "Cam" Anderson, brother of Bristol's Mayor Anderson, wedded a Gate City beauty named Mary Nelms in October of 1901.
A lavish wedding occurred at Virginia's Emory and Henry College, in May of 1855. Noted bachelor Henry Solon Kane, Esq.
Thomas Haydin was a man who loved the ladies. In April of 1897, that affection caught up with him.
As word spread of the "new race" so did fantasy. Northern reporters made it a point to briskly "investigate the community," by speaking to
Scott County's only double-execution happened on February 6, 1885. The hanging occurred in Estillville, later known as Gate City, Virginia.
November 3 of 1903, was Election Day in Scott County, Virginia. The battle started before the polls even opened.